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In the movies, you always see people bringing the host of the holiday party a gift. Usually a bottle of wine. What if we changed that stigma and bring a beautiful plant instead?
Check out these great holiday plant gift ideas to bring your family and friends this holiday season.
1. Christmas Cactus
Apparently a Christmas cactus is a winter blooming plant that is perfect around Thanksgiving time. It can also be called a Thanksgiving cactus due to it’s blooming time.
2. Poinsettia Plant
Poinsettias are the most popular of the holiday plants. Poinsettias also bloom in cream, lemon, peach, pink colors and with white and gold-splashed leaves. These plants are native to Mexico and Central America. (theflowerexpert.com)
Fun Fact: According to the flowerexpert.com, the thought that they are poisonous has recently been debunked. Poinsettia’s can still cause irritation like skin rash, stomach ache or diarrhea (mayoclinic.org).
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3. Holly Plant
For hundreds of years, holly has been used to decorate for the winter season. There are more than 750 species of hollies, but only two are used for indoor decorating. “In Europe, Ilex aquifolium, known as English holly, predominates. In the United States, Ilex opaca, a native holly plant.” (hunker.com).
4. Kimberly Queen Fern
This is a type of fern that grows upright vs the hanging ferns you tend to see outside. While this fern can be used for outdoor decor, it can also be used indoors, making it a great holiday gift!
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Yes, you heard that right. Rosemary makes a great Christmas/holiday gift when cut into the shape of a Christmas tree! What an awesome idea!
Bonus, it even SMELLS good, and it an be used in those yummy, holiday soups!
Well there you have it. Five holiday gift ideas to give to your host for Thanksgiving or Christmas (or any time of year for that matter). Make it more special by putting it in a decorative pot too.
I hope this helps take the stress off your gift-giving season!
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